Homer employment information

Income per capita$31,237$33,129$28,555
Median household income$54,778$71,829$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,375$88,221$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,200$48,624$33,219
Median earnings male$40,341$42,923$36,116
Median earnings female$22,088$30,441$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level12.1%10.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Homer is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Homer is 2% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Homer is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Homer is 22% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Homer median earnings by income bracket

Homer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%1.9%
Manufacturing sector4.8%6.3%
Financial & insurance services1.1%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%12.6%
Public administration5.5%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.7%5.0%
Education, health & social services11.5%40.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Diamond Ridge, AK1,144$66,36424%
Fritz Creek, AK1,774$63,12518%
Seldovia Village, AK180$59,68812%
Kachemak, AK594$58,2149%
Anchor Point, AK2,189$53,3590%
Homer, AK5,229$54,7782%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Springfield, MI5,231$37,03831%
Folkston, GA5,233$44,92216%
Daleville, AL5,233$41,76222%
Myrtletown, CA5,225$61,53415%
West Clarkston-Highland, WA5,224$38,21829%
Homer, AK5,229$54,7782%
Source: The Homer, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.